FarmPolicy

November 17, 2019

Video: Sen. Gillbrand Discusses SNAP on Senate Floor

Categories: Farm Bill

On Tuesday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.), a member of the Ag. Committee, discussed the importance of the SNAP program (food stamps).

The Farm Bill passed out of the Ag. Comm. included approximately $4 billion in cuts to the program. Sen. Gillibrand maintained that the program should not be subject to any cuts in the farm legislation.

A portion of her remarks are included below.

After the vote on her amendment, Sen. Gillibrand tweeted:

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